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FOX Business
Apr 12, 2013 12:00am EDT
show. tonight. john: justice oliver wendell holmes once said taxes are what we pay for a civilized society. liberals like to cite that but he said that in 1927 when taxes were just 10 percent of gdp. that is enough to pay for a civilized society but government has grown so far far, so fast it is now spending 40 percent of gdp. is too big but i do want to to pay my fair share. what is fair? i now give most of my income to the government. pork people pay a smaller percentage of those say that's fair. budget congressmen louie gohmert says it is not fair and that means what? >> when people hear the word fair share it should be a flat tax the only way to truly make things fair so that if you make more you pay more make it a flat tax the president -- president has talked repeatedly about warren buffett not paying their rate as the secretary. fix it. make capital gains 15 or the income tax 15. we can work out a number but make it flat to make it fair you hear people say i want it fair but they cannot tell you what the fair share is. you give them the numbers of the top 1 percent making 13
FOX Business
Apr 13, 2013 1:00am EDT
is our show. tonight. john: justice oliver wendell holmes once said taxes are what we pay for a civilized society. liberals like to cite that but he said that in 1927 when taxes were just 10 percent of gdp. that is enough to pay for a civilized society but government has grown so far far, so fast it is now spending 40 percent of gdp. is too big but i do want to to pay my fair share. what is fair? i now give most of my income to the government. pork people pay a smaller percentage of those say that's fair. budget congressmen louie gohmert says it is not fair and that means what? >> when people hear the word fair share it should be a flat tax the only way to truly make things fair so that if you make more you that if you make more you . the president -- president has talked repeatedly about warren buffett not paying their rate as the secretary. fix it. make capital gains 15 or the income tax 15. we can work out a number but make it flat to make it fair you hear people say i want it fair but they cannot tell you what the fair share is. you give them the numbers of the top 1 percent
FOX Business
Apr 18, 2013 9:00pm EDT
. john: very good. thank you for the full glass view of that. you will continue doing just that tomorrow. good night. ♪ john: better schools aren't happening. >> and now you guys, the rest of these students and parents. john: the education strikes back. you know, this giant ball of in the old jail, the unions, the pta, school board bureaucrats trying to make a change. they say, we don't do that. requisition downtown. it's crazy. john: now this successful schooling. >> please don't close down our schools. john: and it grows as the number of students increased 96%. administrative staff increase 700%. and yet they want more. but there is good news. when these protesters walked taxpayers save millions. and some to learn. >> it teaches in a fun way. john: the blob verses the kids. that is our show tonight. ♪ >> and now john stossel. ♪ [applause] john: a few public schools have managed to escape most of the constraints of the education, and some of them do a much better job teaching. give us the worst school anywhere in america, and we will take it, and we will outperform the ot
FOX Business
Apr 19, 2013 12:00am EDT
. john: very good. thank you for the full glass view of that. you will continue doing just that tomorrow. good night. ♪ john: better schools aren't happening. >> and now you guys, the rest of these students and parents. hn: the education strikes back. you know, this giant ball of in the old jail, the unions, the pta, sool board bureaucrats trying to make a change. they say, we don't do that. requisition downtown. it's crazy. john: now this successful schooling. >> please don't close down our schools. john: and it grows as the number of students increased 96%. administrative staff increase 700%. and yet they want more. but there is good news. when these protesters walked taxpayers save millions. and some to learn. >> it teaches in a fun way. john: the blob verses the kids. thatat is our show tonight. ♪ >> and now john stossel. ♪ [applause] john: a few public schools have managed to escape most of the constraints of the education, and me of them do a muc better job teaching. give us the worst school anywhere in america, and we will take it, and we will outperform the other s
Current
Apr 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
chained cpi. my mom used to call me django. we'll see you at the theyoungturks.com. >> john: tonight, "viewpoint" becomes the first tv show in history to feature interviews with both phil donahue and bill donohue. you don't want to miss it. also a democratic president proposing a budget with cuts in social security because republicans want us to have enough money so we can invade more countries that have never attacked us. two pro gun senators came out in favor of background checks and now the nra is accuse them of going on a vicious common sense rampage. this afternoon republicans allowed a gun law to go to the floor of the senate. by this evening the obama administration had confiscated all guns and declared law. the nra tried to warn us. today is the birthday of the great and lovely ethel kennedy academy award winner joel gray on broadway at age 81 and antoine la i have a who died 15 years ago and had a chance to meet his hero. the first apple one computer was created on this date in 1976, a landmark event in the history of porn. this is "viewpoint." >> john: i'm john fuglesang. t
Current
Apr 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
onioning turks.com p "viewpoint" is next. arching. >> john: just before 3:00 in afternoon a little more than four hours from the start of the boston marathon as runners were crossing the finish line, crowds and spectators were gathered to watch, tragedy struck. [ explosion ] [ explosion ] >> john: that second explosion which could be heard at the end of that clip occurred about 500 feet away ten seconds after the first. in the aftermath of the chaos police and emergency workers did all they could to care for the victims, which at this time is reported two dead, including one child and multiple news sources are reporting over 100 wounded. according to multiple sources again one of the fatalities is an eight-year-old boy. many witnesses on the scene reported seeing victims with missing limbs and one boston sports reporter, there was quote, blood everywhere. a third explosion was heard an hour after the first two but this was reportedly a controlled explosion supervised by police. there were unexploded devices including a device near a hotel. it was called a bombing those terms were b
Current
Apr 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
[ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: president obama has got a new budget and it does cut some social security, but apparently doesn't cause nearly enough suffering for the g.o.p. to support it. we'll be joined by congressman alan grayson. meanwhile, republican lawmakers are trying to find a balance between accepting some immigration reform while still remaining frightened of foreign looking people. our panel will take on rand paul's speech at howard university which almost went as well as michael richard's set on the apollo. and state of the art mail order designer drugs. we'll talk to the author of the magazine piece. today is the 84th birthday of the great max von sydow who till doesn't have an oscar but lucky for us he continues to beat death at chess. and happy birthday as well to writer anne lamott and new kids on the block are on another reunion tour. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: i'm john fugelsang this is "viewpoint." good evening, president obama is having a dozen republican senators over for dinner at the white house tonight and i've got a pretty good idea of
Current
Apr 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
tonight at "the young turks".com. "viewpoint" is next. >> john: i'm john fugelsang. good evening. this is "viewpoint." my friends there are days when politics are frustrating, and then there are days when it's down right december gusting. unless you're a terrorist a violent felon or an insane person who wants to buy a gun off the books today was a disgusting time. with parents of the victims of sandy hook elementary school looking on, the bill banning the purchase of firearms was rejected. immediately holding the results of the votes two voices patricia who prevented a gunman from loading a third clip at the shooting of gabby giffords and summed up the feelings of the majority of americans. >> shame on you! >> it was a sentiment that resonated with vice president biden who spoke immediately upon leaving the senate chamber. >> the united states senate let down people, including those newtown families. i don't know how anybody looks them in the eye could have voted the way they did today. >> john: and it was a sentiment echoed and magnified by president obama one our later as he spoke surro
Current
Apr 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
university. we're down. "viewpoint" is next. >> john: good evening, i'm john fuglesang. this is "viewpoint." the senate today moved toward a key item on its 2013 agenda a bill allowing the states to collect taxes on online sales. as for the gun debate, after wednesday's vote on having a vote on measures to expand background checks for gun buyers, ban assault weapon sales and limit the size of ammo clips all went down to defeat, majority leader harry reid said it was time to take a pause on the issue. >> president obama said it was a shameful day for the senate. and it probably was. i agree. we should make no mistake. this debate is not over. in fact, this fight is just beginning. >> john: one of the first broadsides came from one of the most prominent gun violence victims in recent years. former representative gabby giffords published a blistering editorial in "the new york times" where she called out the senate gun bills' opponents as cowards and i quote... and where the courage issue was concerned, one of the background checks bills' sponsors, west virginia senator, joe manchi
Current
Apr 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
you all so much. "viewpoint" is next. >> john: good evening, i'm john fuglesang. thank you so much for joining us. this is "viewpoint." while the nation continues to mourn the victims of the attack on the boston marathon, a picture of what exactly happened has become clear. while the why and the who remain uncertain. here's president obama who will travel to boston on thursday, updating the nation, earlier today. >> obama: this was a heinous and cowardly act. and given what we now know about what took place the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. what we don't yet know, however is who carried out this attack or why whether it was planned and executed by a terrorist organization, foreign or domestic or was the act of a malevolent individual. >> john: what we do know is that around 2:50 p.m. yesterday two bombs exploded within 15 second and 500 feet of each other near the end of the boston marathon killing three people and injuring an additional 176. the bombs were reportedly built inside six liter pressure cook ers. they were packed with ball bearings nails and black pow
NBC
Apr 17, 2013 8:00pm PDT
john sohus lived. >> he was probably reasonably shy and reserved. >> patrick was john's childhood friend. he remembers john as a bit of a momma's boy, and as he was, a bit of a nerd. >> john and i shared a love of star trek. >> i have not been able to gather sufficient data for that. >> we would try to outtrivia the other individual, compare theories about warp speed travel. >> you guys are middle school kids and talking about warp speed failures. >> well, without advanced mathematics, but yes. >> eventually, john's enthusiasm for science fiction morphed into a passion for another galaxy that was suddenly accessible in the '80s, computers. the nerd became the prototype for today's tech geek, a digital explorer living happily at home with his mom well into his 20s, and then he discovered love. >> did you sense a connection between the two of them? >> i certainly had the sense that they were soul mates. >> her name was linda. like john, she loved science fiction and fantasy. >> linda's pal sue coffman said they complimented each other, as opposites often do. he was shy, she was outg
CNN
Apr 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to this special edition of "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm brooke baldwin. it is 4:00 a.m. on the east coast. >>> downtown boston, this beautiful city is a crime scene this morning after a terror attack at the finish line of the boston marathon. normally such a joyous event that brings the city together. this is what we know at the moent, at least three people are dead this morning including an 8-year-old boy. "the boston globe" identifying that boy as martin rich char ri door chester, massachusetts. 17 of these people are said to be in critical condition. the fbi is leading the investigation right now. there's no known motive and no one is in custody but authorities are looking into several active leads. overnight they executed a search warrant at revere, massachusetts. 2:50 p.m. was the first explosion. the second explosion coming just 12 seconds later. this is what it looked and sounded like. that scene, you can see it, just chaos, confusion. police scramble to respond. >> get all units in this city to this scene now. >> i have multiple pe
FOX Business
Apr 14, 2013 2:00am EDT
fox. we'll have steve, mike, and sabrina and john and morgan. mike, who has it right? >> the consumers have it right. going back to 2007 before the last bubble burst, consumers were on it and confidence had started to fall and the stock market took until october to realize. consumers have it right. cheap prices and money is raising stock prices but making consumirs poor. >> steve, these are the data points. retail sales are lowest in nibe months and consumer confidence is down. who has it right? the market hit for the 14th time it hit a record. >> the market has it right. you can have a good market in a economy. it is not good. company corporate earnings are up and they haven't paid it out in dividends and you have a peculliar situation. dividends are higher than bond yield and so the market is not a bull market only because of the dollars going down in value. you can have both. but in real terms the market is also punked. >> you wonder if the blue sky crowd is too much in control. companies like the gap, you know, banana republic all saying, we are not seeing the retailers.
CNN
Apr 17, 2013 10:00am PDT
. julia, come on over here. >> all right. >> let's talk first of all about john king's reporting substantial progress in the criminal investigation here in boston, significant development. we don't know what that progress is. but you know what, john is joining us on the phone right now. so let's talk to john. john, go ahead and tell us what you can. >> wolf, i'm on my way to you now. i want to report some breaking news information from two sources. one is a boston law enforcement source who tells me they believe they do have a significant breakthrough in the investigation. this source is calling this substantial progress. that source declined to be more specific but said to anticipate more details later today. now, i want to give you some information -- initial information important from a second source who has been briefed on the investigation. and i am told by sources that both governor deval patrick and mayor mannino and after the boston commissioner after one of the briefings this morning went to talk to the officials in charge. i'm told that the breakthrough came from analys
CNN
Apr 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
going to begin in west with martin savidge on the groun near the scene. what the the latest? >> john, it's been such a difficult night. it is only going to become an even more difficult day. once daylight comes here, that's when people are really going to be able to see the devastation that has ripped out the heart of their community and, also, when we believe that the death toll and it is expected to rise, as investigators will have the opportunity to go door to door. the search and rescue is still under way and there is is some positive news. a small sliver of it the mayor delivered just homes ago. >> stunning video. the west fertilizer plant in the small town of west, texas, about 20 miles from waco, exploding. the blast of the massive fire that followed, leaving dozens of homes and buildings heavily damaged or destroyed. the town's mayor telling cnn what it felt like. >> i just never have seen an explosion like that. it was just a ball of fire and went up like a nuclear bomb went off. big old mushroom cloud. >> reporter: the blast was so strong it registered as a magnitude 2.1 ea
PBS
Apr 14, 2013 3:30pm PDT
republican leadership? or is it a political ploy? pat buchanan? >> no i think he did throw out a card john with the social security chain cpi. but i don't think it will go anywhere for this reason. the president has tax increases in there the republican house simply cannot abide and go home and survive. he is not going to get those tax increases. secondly, this chain cpi, already has a fire storm inside the democratic party against him for going after social security and medicare. so i think he put this out here. but john the real long-term problem medicare, medicaid social security eat up more and more and more of the budget. you mentioned defense and discretionary spending go down less and less and less. and i think it is, you know, this is no new deal or no new frontier or no great society. it is a timid budget, i think. and it is a grim budget for the united states. >>> the cpi is the consumer price index. make your point again about that. >> well chain cpi, what it is,. >> chained. social security is indexed. cost of living increased, in the nixon administration we did it you tie it t
CNN
Apr 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
>> reporter: hello, everyone. i'm john berman. welcome back to cnn's team coverage of the aftermath of the bombings here in boston at the end of the boston marathon. let's bring you up to speed on all that's p haing right now because there are a number of developments. the city of boston, goes without saying, in shock this morning, struggling to bounce back from these deadly twin bombings during the running of the boston marathon, right at the finish line. 4 hours 9 minutes into the race. we just got an update from federal, state and local official. here's what the suffolk county district attorney had to say. let's listen. >> what happened yesterday in boston was an act of cowardice. while there will be an opportunity in the future at the conclusion of this investigation to officially define this act, make no mistake an act of cowardice and of this severity cannot be justified or explained. it can only be answered. >> reporter: let's talk about the facts that are really coming in every few minutes. here's what we know right now. so far, no arrests have been made. there are no suspec
ABC
Apr 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry is wrapping up his asian tour. >> to search for a missing 5- year-old fairfax county board is expanding. >> it is a beautiful weekend to be outside. good morning, washington. >> there are some sprinkles out there this morning. >> there are still a few out there and it will get steadier in the upcoming hour and a half. the rain has been in line from front royal almost into warrenton through culpeper and into fredericksburg. that is where we are getting steadier showers. it is misty into the district and the southern beltway and stretching along route 50 to the south of annapolis. this is light rain but it should mostly it last this morning with dreier and cloudier conditions this afternoon. temperatures are near average. it will be a more unsettled week with lots of chances of rain in the forecast. we will have more details coming up. >> good morning takes a look at some cameras around the region -- no problems are around the beltway but 95 north has a little bit of volume out volumenewington but everyone is hung up out of stafford. there is a
CNN
Apr 12, 2013 2:00am PDT
for watching. "early start" begins right now. >>> nuclear crisis in korea. secretary of state john kerry in the south right now as the north may indeed have the power to make good on its threats. >>> explosives mailed to the man who called himself america's toughest sheriff. was this a plot to take out joe arpaio? >>> and word of more storm deaths with the threat continuing at this hour. look at that. >>> and fight on the field, benches clear in san diego after one of baseball's best pitchers out of action for weeks. good morning, welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. zoraida is off today. >> i'm john berman. it is friday, april 12th, it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. happening right now, secretary of state, john kerry, touching down overnight in seoul trying to diffuse the missile crisis on the korean peninsula just hours after the dramatic and unexpected revelation that some u.s. intelligence sources believe that north korea has the technology to make a nuclear weapon and put it on a missile. with so much at stake, kerry will make three stops, beijing and tokyo are up next.
Univision
Apr 14, 2013 6:30pm PDT
, cÁmara de representantes y firmada por presidente barack obama . >>> el senador john mccain en una apasricion en televisiÓn nacional se mostro favoranle a l control de venta de armas y dijo que el debate podian comenzar el miercoles. >>> john kerruy llego a japon en la ultima escala de su gira en asuia se reunio con el pirmer ministrod e japon. >>> mañana es el ultimo día para el income tax o la extension pero si no lo ha hecho tendremos que entendernios con el tio sam. >>> unos 97 milloensd e los 200 millones de contribuyentes los presentaron, quedan pocas horas para hacerlo sin multa. >>> los que no lo presentan el 15 de abril, si les tioca pagar lo haran connrecargos, si tienen reembolso no lor ecibirar . >>> la señora guiadalupe espero hasta el ultimo momento por fuerza mayor. >>> estaba trabajando peor se que es necesario. >>> de acuerdo a la experiencia de este preparador la mayoria lo hace por temor a pagarl el porcentaje es muy alto, las multas son altas opor el baalnce que se le debe. >>> que se puede hacer?. >>> pedir una prorroga con la 4868 se tiene que mandar el d
Comedy Central
Apr 18, 2013 1:00am PDT
some exclusive information from cnn's john king. you're working your sources. you're getting more information. exclusive reporting. you heard this dramatic exclusive reporting that john has done now. >> jon: you know what?at john this is why you turn to cnn in a crisis. you know, we make fun of them sometimes. we do. we tell jokes at their expense. but obviously because they've got the boots on the ground and they can do the reporting, you know, as one of their competitors i guess we just get a little jealous. of these kinds of exclusives. although we soon learned there was a very good reason why this was exclusive. >> there has been no arrest. and, in fact, a suspect has not been identified by name yet. >> jon: oh, it's exclusive because it was completely [bleep] wrong. that's why. it was exclusive. just out of curiosity did any of your sources end their tip-off to you with the phrase "ba-ba-booy." howard stern's peanuts. i don't know if you know this. that's a code for a very famous radio personality. so cnn, was there also any perhaps more credible source with what they call fa
SFGTV2
Apr 11, 2013 11:00pm PDT
career and next is john. i met john about 10 years ago when he was starting off and had this crazy idea of operating a training center for public defenders and he did. he's no now the president and founder and one of the contributors to gideon's army, he's from john marshall law school where he teaches law and criminal procedure. he was in the post katrina and new orleans center. he trained people in the film. he received an advocacy fellowship and named a public interest fellow by harvard law school. next we have maurice call well. he was convicted in the housing project here in san francisco. there was no physical evidence linking him to the crime yet he was still convicted based on the false testimony of a single neighbor. he was sentence to life behind bars. in prison mr. colwell contacted the center for help and located two witnesses who saw the murder and said mr. colwell was not involved in anyway. they located the real killer who confessed and he committed the murder. that man is serving a life sentence for a subsequent murder . on march 28, 2011 after more than 20 years in pris
CNN
Apr 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
american people will be with them every single step of the way. >> i'm chris cuomo here with john berman. we have breaking news this morning. a face and a name to go with one of the young victims of this terrible tragedy. his name is richard martin. that's a picture of him at his communion. something so many families recognize as a beautiful event. he's holding up a picture of his name. he came here with his mother and sister to celebrate their daddy running the marathon. they went out to give him his hug. he wound up losing his life. his sister lost her leg. the mother still in the hospital. this one family story, on the investigative side is a search for who did this and why continues. an apartment in revere, massachusetts, may be connected to the bombings. investigators leaving with bags of evidence, trace chemicals, maybe, hard drives, maybe, we're told. hopefully another piece in the puzzle of what happened here. >> grieving very much. that family in mourning, and investigators pounding the pavement right now. all around us, literally looking for any clue they might find from
CNN
Apr 15, 2013 2:00am PDT
to do. >> john kerry leaving the door wide open for kim jong-un. will he agree to nuclear talks or risk war by launching a missile? >>> also ahead this morning, missing in the mountains. a hiker bury the by a deadly avalanche and searchers right now, helpless by treacherous conditions. >> so check this out. this is minnesota and, yes, folks, it is mid-april. snow, ice, howling winds. this is actually happening. it is supposed to be spring. >> and augusta, georgia, here we go. this is a victorious adam scott becoming the first australian to ever win the masters. he pulled it off, sudden death, breathtaking fashion. >> it was just awesome. >> crazy. good morning and welcome to "early start." i'm brooke baldwin. >> i'm john berman. happy patriots day. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> let's begin with a little news from the homeland. we have the northern plains pounded. we saw some of the pictures by snow. where are we, like almost in may now and here you have this snow, lots of it. combined with low visibility, high winds creating a recipe for disaster on this minnesota hi highway. the
CBS
Apr 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT
screens. and on the screen you're likely to have john brennan his former counterstorm advisocounterterrod perhaps other elements of the community that are videoed into the meeting. in essence, the president's getting a breafg. you see there he's probably asking some very good questions. and as john miller mentioned earlier, he doesn't want to just know about what's happening on the ground. you could probably watch cbs to get that but he wants to understand what links and information the federal government is gathering to understand more about these actors, whether or not they're connected to a broader network, what the federal government is doing to one tai contain this d. question for the whitehouse coming up no doubt for owe firm- officials in nightfall and still don't have resutn. that's going to be a big question for officials in boston and it's going to be a question for the president. >> helen: juan zarate who has spent his share of time sitting in that same room with president bush as deputy national security advisor for counterterrorism. >> we mentioned the pre
CNN
Apr 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
." i'm john berman in boston this morning. >> and good morning, i'm brooke baldwin in new york. it's 5:00 a.m. on the east. >> and here in boston, it really is all hands on deck as authorities investigate those twin bomb blasts right near the finish line of the boston marathon. this is what we know at this moment. the explosions killed three people including an 8-year-old boy. 8-year-old boy identified by the "boston globe" as martin richards of dorchester. his mother and sister also hurt. there were 144 total people hurt, 17 in critical condition this morning, 5 in serious condition. the fbi is now taking the lead in this investigation. there is no motive, no one is in custody, they say. but authorities are said to be pursuing several active leads. overnight they executed a search warrant at an apartment in raveer, massachusetts. the first explosion happened at 2:50 p.m., four hours and nine minutes into the race. the second explosion came 15 seconds later. this is what it looked like. this is what it sounded like. you can see it right there. people on the scene witnessing the carnage. t
SFGTV2
Apr 18, 2013 11:14am PDT
not sure if john is still here. the head of real estate can speak to the status explicitly. >> good morning commissioners. i john uptight, director of real estate. it is still in draft form and the major rational why it's not completed yet we need to analyze the property's environmental condition. that took longer than anticipated. just received that report in the last month. that had to be digested and informed the terms and conditions and we expect that to be wrapped up and executable form in a week and a half. >> what are the environmental condition? >> so this is a follow up to a review of the property following the removal of an under ground storage tank. both the city and the seller as well since there are requirements that the seller has in delivering either a clean property or accepting responsibilities for the condition of the site so these told us exactly the condition of the site and gave us a cost estimate and program to appropriately remediate the site so there are no contamination concerns and develop the property in the form that rec and park wants so we have the i's
PBS
Apr 12, 2013 8:00pm PDT
start with what the president's proposing. so give us the nuts and bolts of it, john. >> we need to look at the budget as three different things going on at the same time. the first is a reflection of what has happened. and what has happened surprising to some people is the deficit has come down dramatically in part because of what congress and the president have agreed to, the cuts so far. in parts because the economy is recovering. 2009 as the president takes office in the financial crisis $10.10 trillion. now it's 4.4%. the president's spending levels as a share of the economy are slightly higher than when ronald reagan left office buzz his revenue is slightly lower. so the deficit is moving in the right place at the moment. but it gets worse as baby boomers retire. if we don't have anymore deficit reduction, the president would like to change priorities. he said i want a new quality pre-school for all 4-year-olds. that costs $76 billion and i want to raise the federal cigarette tax to pay for that by $78 billion -- gwen: doubling the tax. >> exactly. he would get rid of the tax
PBS
Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm PDT
trade mission from china. we will get an update from john myers from shanghai. >>> the state continues fighting to regain control of its beleaguered prison after losing another round in court. >>> lawmakers are moving forward to reduce gun violence. >>> plus, sacramento basketball fans jump through more hoops to keep from the kings from leaving town. >>> and the exploratorium coming up next. captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> good evening. i'm joshua johnson of kqed news. welcome to "this week in northern california." governor brown is continuing the trade mission in china this weekend. he signed agreements between trade between china than california and help one of the polluting nations to improve air quality. he signed for a major development near jack london square. he promoted high speed rail. today, the governor presided over the reopening of california's trade and investment office in shanghai after ten years of it being closed. i spoke with john myers, political editor for kxtv news 10. john myers, welcome. >> good to be with you, joshua. >> how is governor
ABC
Apr 15, 2013 5:30pm EDT
other additional devices had been found but there had been a third explosion at the john f. kennedy library in boston. at least 68 patients including children have been admitted to hospitals in the area. and we have heard from eyewitnesses and others on the scene that some of these injuries very serious. talk of severed limbs, severe burns including children. dozens of shrapnel-type wounds. and as we said the fire at the john f. kennedy library is being investigated as related but officials can't confirm they are related. you see right there the map of the area this occurred. right near the finish line of the boston marathon separated the john f. kennedy library is closer to the river there in boston. we want to go back to that moment and show you that video. police have been calling for all video to be sent in right now of the explosions. there was the first explosion right near the finish line of the boston marathon. and as you listen for it a few seconds later an explosion with huge concussive power. immediately you had officials rushing in to begin their response. that was the s
ABC
Apr 15, 2013 5:00am EDT
watching to see if north korea will go through with threats to launch a missile. >> john gonzalez has been following developments from the satellite center. >> the u.s. is on high alert again this morning. north korea is celebrating an important holiday in with the backdrop of a looming nuclear threat against the world. keeping the standoff intense, kim jong un's government did a double down. >> although the situation is tense, people have bright faces and are very happy. >> promises of a war with the u.s. and higher quality weapons. secretary john kerry says the u.s. will remain -- but the u.s. will remain on high alert. >> the u.s. will do what is necessary to defend our allies anagainst. it's the no. has rejected offers for peace talks, calling it a ploy. for many in south korea this is a familiar pattern. on sunday in south korea, a music sensation had huge crowds, defined the looming threat. in north korea they are celebrating the birth date of their founder kim il-sung. the youngts predict menacing leader kim john thune will make some show to bolster his image. -- kim jong il an
FOX News
Apr 14, 2013 7:00pm PDT
taxed to death. (scream) >> that's hoour show tonight. frush >> and now john stossel. >> wendell holmes the former supreme court justice once said taxes are what we pay for a civilized society. liberals like siting that but holmes said that in 1927 when taxes were just 10 percent of gdp. that's enough to pay for a civilized society. but america's government has grown so far, so fast that it is now spending 40 percent of gdp. i think it's much too big, but i do want to pay my fair share, so what's that? what is fair? i now give most of my income to the government. poor people pay the smaller percent and lots of people say that is fair. i see their point. but texas congressman lewey gomer says it's not fair and america needs a flat tax. meaning congressmen what? >> it means when people hear the word fair share or fair, it ought to be flat tax. the only way to truly make things fair so if you are making more you pay more. you make less you pay less. make it a flat tax. the word fair ought to bring to mind the flat tax. he talked repeatedly about warren buffets not paying as high a r
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